Clinton Community Forest disburses grants of more than $250,000

Village of Clinton and community organizations benefit from yearly profits

By Barbara Roden
BC Local News
July 15, 2020

CLINTON, BC — At the July 8 Clinton council meeting, members of the board of the Clinton and District Community Forest (CDCF) were on hand to distribute more than $250,000 in profits to the Village of Clinton and community organizations. …Every year the CDCF returns 60 per cent of its profits to the Village, and 40 per cent to community groups that have applied for funding. This year the Village received $169,832, with 11 organizations sharing $87,075 in grants. Clinton Mayor Susan Swan says that the Village is very grateful for the annual dividend from the CDCF. “Not only do we get the funding; they also control who cuts in our watershed and when, which is a benefit. …The revenue from the CDCF is especially appreciated since the closure of West Fraser’s Chasm Mill in late summer 2019.

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